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Assistant Teacher Permanent Full Time (Brookside)

Toronto, ON, Canada Req #202
Monday, June 10, 2019
Work with us at Family Day!

Job Purpose

The Assistant Teacher works in partnership with the E.C.E. Teacher(s) to provide and support an Early Learning and Development Program for children (0-12 years), in a group setting in keeping with the Child Care and Early Years Act (CCEYA), municipal guidelines and the policies and procedures of Family Day.


Job Duties

  • Support the implementation of the High/Scope® educational approach to Curriculum and The Hanen Learning Language and Loving It™ Program

  • Assist E.C.E. in creating a program plan that reflects children’s interest and responds to diverse individual and cultural needs

  • Participate in short and long term planning and evaluation activities

  • Assist the E.C.E in the observation and assessment of  children’s progress and behavior to ensure program meets individual and group needs

  • Assist the E.C.E in providing Individual program plans for children with special  needs

  • Demonstrate empathy, sensitivity and support to the family unit

  • Practice respectful communication with children, parents, colleagues, teachers, managers, students and volunteers

  • Support, comfort and encourage children who are experiencing difficulties and help them to understand and handle their feelings

  • Ensure that the activity areas are appropriately equipped and maintained

  • Works within the Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety standards

  • Guide and assist children in the development of independent eating, dressing and toileting habits

  • Perform other duties as required


    Education & Experience Required

  • Previous experience with children in a child care centre or educational setting

  • Knowledge of best practices in the early learning and development field

  • Well-developed skills in areas such as leadership, communication, organization, assessment, teamwork, confidentiality, commitment and accountability, initiative and creativity

  • Social and multicultural sensitivity

  • Medical  required – including TB (two stages) 6 months current to hiring date

  • Criminal Reference Check 6 months current to hiring date

  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR, level C

  • Able to work all shifts between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.



    Family Day Care Services is committed to providing a safe environment for children. All applicants will be thoroughly screened using background checks and a review process.

    In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Family Day Care Services will provide a reasonable accommodation to employees and prospective employees to the point of undue hardship upon request and as required in respect of the individual’s particular restrictions and limitations. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need to ensure your equal participation, feel free to contact Human Resources via email:

    Family Day Care Services is an equal opportunity employer

    We thank all applicants for applying but only those under further consideration will be contacted


We are Hiring! If you have the passion, creativity and dedication we are looking for, we would love to hear from you.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Toronto, ON, Canada